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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||Feelings And Behaviors Of Parents Of Children With Epilepsy [sentimentos E Reações De Pais De Crianças Epilépticas]|
|Author:||Pedroso De Souza E.A.|
|Abstract:||Purpose: To assess the efficacy of support groups in identifying parents feelings and behaviors facing the diagnosis of epilepsy in their children. Methods: Protocols were applied to 18 parents before and after the sessions. Each protocol consisted of questions concerning feelings and beliefs toward epilepsy as well as children-parent interactions.Results: The following feelings were observed: disappointment (94.4%), fear (72.2%), frightening (27.8%), sadness (33.3%), anxiety (27.8%) and rejection (38.9%). These feelings were associated with overprotection (83.3%) and a lack of limits (38.9%). Parents reported feeling of safety after seizure control and 77.8% associate major of difficulties to the lack of information and the inadequated beliefs involved. After support sessions, 94 4% of the parents reported less anxiety. Conclusion: Support groups dispel misconception, clarify child parent relationships and prevent behavioral difficulties.|
|Appears in Collections:||Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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